Fresh Veggie Pasta Salad
The fresh veggie pasta salad is the perfect vehicle for all those gorgeous summer veggies you’re reaping from hard work in the garden or finding in those wonderful farmer’s market stalls. Feel free to substitute, alter, or include your family’s favorite fresh veggies and enjoy all year long! Serve with crusty bread for a great light lunch, or add grilled chicken for a hearty entree.
16 ounce package garden rotini
2 small sweet red peppers, diced finely
2 small sweet orange peppers, diced finely
2 small sweet yellow peppers, diced finely
4 baby cucumbers, diced finely
1 can artichoke hearts, drained and diced finely
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup Raimondo Winery Tarragon Olive Oil
3 tablespoons Raimondo Winery Sicilian Lemon Balsamic Vinegar
1 tablespoon honey mustard
Prepare pasta according to directions in lightly salted water. Set aside and allow to cool.
Dice all fresh veggies. Briskly whisk olive oil, vinegar, and honey mustard to create dressing. Salt and pepper to taste.
When pasta is cool, combine all ingredients and toss. Easy as that!
Alternatives: Zucchini, broccoli, red onion, tomatoes, mushrooms, basil, any favorite cheese such as feta. The possibilities are endless!
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